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Custom icons reapearing on Firefox 29

I've been using Readability's Firefox add-on for some time, but since Firefox 29 I can't set it to display a single icon on the browser bar: I use Firefox's preferences to customize the bar, but when ...
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Automatically upload Images to unblocked host whilst on Proxy

I use a mandatory proxy whilst at school, and when I browse websites like Reddit (which isn't blocked), sometimes when I try to view an image (mostly Imgur), it is blocked. Is there some kind of ...
0
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1answer
71 views

How can I print a large web page to a single-page pdf with custom dimensions?

I am trying to convert this page to a single-page, 19 x 13 pdf file. I am running Firefox under Ubuntu and trying to use the Print To File option, but it is splitting the web page into multiple ...
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2answers
197 views

Firefox 27.0.1 Ubuntu, headers in Google Search much too big

Since Firefox 27.0.1, the Google search headers looks too big (but didn't see any changes on other websites). Look the difference to Opera (normal): [UPDATE] It looks even normal in Chrome: ...
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pdf files downloaded from firefox are sometimes opened by evince and sometimes by emacs

My OS is Ubuntu 12.04. My firefox is 26.0. When I try to directly open (instead of save) pdf files downloaded from firefox, I am sometimes asked to open the file in Evince and sometimes in Emacs. ...
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187 views

Firefox: Prevent itunes.apple.com from redirecting to itmss:

itunes.apple.com shows its web page for 1 second before redirecting to a itmss: URL, which fails if iTunes is not installed. In a astonishing display of non-interoperability, Apple makes their web ...
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1answer
568 views

How do I test if my motherboard is failing using Linux?

I've been having strange segfaults happen randomly to firefox, qsynth, and totem. Mainly firefox. I've tested my hard drives with smartctl and dd, and tested my ram with memtest, but how do I test my ...
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81 views

how to open a bitcoin address in ubuntu

I'm currently creating an app that integrates with bitpay. I've successfully generated the invoice url but when I clicked on the pay with bitcoin button it redirected me to a url similar to the ...
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45 views

Lastpass and key bindings

I'm using lastpass in Firefox (on Ubuntu 13.04 with the latest stable rev of Cinnamon). Each time that I begin to fill in a text field and attempt to press the down arrow to select a list Firefox ...
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1answer
46 views

How Do I Get To Preferences In FireFox

I'm currently trying to get to preferences in FireFox in Linux Ubuntu. Because I don't have 10 reputation, I can't post an image (otherwise I would). All I see in the browser is the Address Bar, ...
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127 views

Google Chrome on Ubuntu won't load some sites

I just installed Ubuntu on an external hard drive, and everything is working perfectly. Only Chrome won't load some sites (Google, Facebook, or Twitter), however it can load every single other site. ...
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217 views

Exporting firefox passwords, form fields and cookie information to new machine

I am about to travel, and I will be using a new laptop (to be purchased in the next day or two) for all my work during my travels. I have a lot of information stored in my firefox browser (e.g. ...
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1answer
79 views

browser extensions for multiple sessions in firefox / chrome

I am looking for plugins that I can install with which I can have multiple sessions on my browsers. The answers I have found till now are either outdated, or suggest private browsing, or use .exe ...
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1answer
38 views

Why Google Chrome and Firefox share bookmarks on Ubuntu?

I've been having this problem for a while now. My wife uses Firefox and I use Google Chrome, but somehow the bookmarks on Google Chrome shows on Firefox and the Hotmail session is shared between ...
2
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1answer
379 views

How to install an older version of Firefox easily?

I am an Ubuntu user and I would like to have an older version of Firefox on my system (to enable TiddlyWiki to write to my file system). I found in Internet the sequence of steps for installation of ...
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142 views

Firefox 23 bookmark icon disappeared

Problem: I'm using Firefox 23 on Ubuntu 12.04 and I realized that my bookmark icon disappeared, the one with this small arrow on the right side where you have this quick access to your bookmarks with ...
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1answer
66 views

Change java plugin for a single user on ubuntu

I need to use a specific version of java plugin in firefox to use VPN software. I would prefer not to change the default version of java as that would affect other users of the system. To further ...
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1answer
727 views

iceweasel (firefox) browser re-installation

I uninstalled my browser (iceweasel) from Add/Remove Software option in Kali Linux.At the time of removal it asked for one dependent package also to be uninstalled that I don't remember. But now when ...
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98 views

compiz freezes firefox on ubuntu

I use Ubuntu 13.04 on an old macbook. Today my firefox started to show the following behaviour: a facebook page became shadowy and I was unable to switch between tabs. I was able to switch to other ...
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1answer
181 views

Firefox configure one hop (double) proxy

In my office network, all traffic goes through a squid proxy (proxy A). I have an own squid proxy (proxy B) on a vps. I can browse internet fine using proxy A when on office network and proxy B when ...
2
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1answer
554 views

Firefox subpixel rendering on Ubuntu

I was reading this here blog entry and the page was driving my eyes NUTS. Seems like it's the fault of Firefox on Ubuntu 12.04. It's had this problem before, it seems but it should be fixed. ...
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1answer
158 views

Firefox on Ubuntu repeatedly asks for password with HTTP authentication

I asked this on Stack Overflow and it was suggested that I ask here instead. I have tried searching for this but nothing I find quite matches my issue. My wife and I run identical setups. We both run ...
0
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2answers
1k views

Ubuntu-Java not working in chrome or firefox

I installed JDK-7 on to my Ubuntu 12.10 and JDK is not running in any of my browsers but I can right click a .jar file and it will give me the option to open with OpenJDK Java 7 Runtime. I can also ...
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183 views

In firefox, back, tab close, new tab icon is not shown

I have downloaded firefox 19 tar file and extracted it. Executing firefox opens firefox without icons like close, new tab etc. as shown in figure (OS: ubuntu). Is there any step am I missing? In their ...
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151 views

Firefox spellcheck settings keep changing

The spell-check language setting on Firefox keeps changing to en_CA rather than the default of en_US. I change it back but it invariably flips... maybe in a few hours, maybe a few days. (It's hard to ...
3
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1answer
476 views

Weird rendering of font Helvetica in Chrome

It started happening after I installed the Helvetica font on my system (at least I think that was the trigger). I tried to install Helvetica on my Ubuntu 12.10 system but the font viewer crashed ...
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1answer
40 views

Having trouble with some media while using Firefox in Ubuntu.

I just started using Firefox in Ubuntu today. While on Twitter, I noticed some avatars not showing up, but just their description as seen in the screen shot below. Any idea what could cause this? ...
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Firefox 17.0 doesn't load/save FORM passwords after upgrade

I'm using Ubuntu's Firefox (lucid-updates repository). After upgrading to version 17.0 it doesn't load or save form passwords! The problem is only with form passwords and HTTP Auth passwords are OK ...
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2answers
794 views

How to change default search engine in firefox running on ubuntu

I did similar threads on this issue, I modified browser.search.defaultenginename and browser.search.defaulturl to Google, it still comes back with Yahoo. I am stuck, not sure how to change the ...
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3answers
142 views

How to define keyboard shortcut for a URL in Firefox on Ubuntu?

Is there a Firefox add-on or trick to define keyboard shortcuts to URLs? For example, assigning a hotkey (in Firefox or Ubuntu) to quickly access a site. I'm using Ubuntu Linux.
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3answers
534 views

How to create a password to open firefox?

I use Ubuntu 12.04 and Firefox 15.0.1 I have some history saved in my Firefox browser. I find it useful to have them. But I don't want my friends or anyone to have a look at my history when they ...
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121 views

Install Ubuntu’s Web Apps Feature (12.04, FF15)

My problem is just as described in this thread - I can't install Ubuntu's web apps because it depends on FF14 (but Ubuntu comes shipped with FF15 already (at least the mentioned thread says so)). ...
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1answer
323 views

Am I a spambot or is it just a wrongly configured Tor?

I'm on Ubuntu 12.04 and constantly experience trouble browsing, i.e. extremely slow-loading websites. I'm fairly confident it's not just a network problem. Sometimes I find that when Chrome ...
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188 views

Copy files using drag-drop from Firefox in Ubuntu

Usually you can save a picture from the web just by dragging and dropping it from your browser to a folder, right? I have always done that, but in my computer at work that runs on Ubuntu 10.10 I ...
2
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1answer
68 views

Websites: Five character string at the top left hand corner of NYTimes.com page

I hope I've got the right part of StackExchange, as this is sort of a weird question. Lately I noticed that occasionally whenever I opened an NYTimes.com page via a link, the top left hand corner of ...
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1answer
115 views

Firefox won't scroll to start/end of this page with home/end keys

I'm using Firefox 13.0 on Ubuntu 11.10. When accessing the following web page, with Javascript enabled, the "home" and "end" keys will not scroll to the start/end of the document (ctrl-home / ...
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140 views

Editing about:config values from commandline

Is it possible to edit about:config parameters from command-line on Ubuntu desktops ?
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3answers
464 views

Lightweight ad-blocker for firefox [closed]

On a old machine (512 MB RAM) I am currently running ubuntu jaunty and firefox 3.0.15. I tried the ad blocker addon add block plus but it eats lots of RAM (>300 MB). Is high memory load of this ...
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2answers
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Firefox doesn't recognize my “ALT” keys anymore

Ubuntu 12.04, Firefox 13.0, xfce For some reason, my Firefox installation has stopped paying attention to ALT keystroke combinations. That is, when I try an ALT-something key combination, I get the ...
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2answers
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How to exit Firefox kiosk mode?

I've set up Firefox on Ubuntu to run in kiosk (full-screen) mode. This means the user can visit only the predefined URLs. That works fine. Now I want to set up a second machine the same way, but I ...
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1answer
1k views

share firefox/thunderbird profiles between windows and ubuntu - profile is in use

I have a dual boot PC with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04. I want to share my Firefox and Thunderbird profiles between the to OS. I have a "DATA" partition where the profiles are located. I have set the ...
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Ubuntu w/ KDE - Using Tahoma or Segoe UI in Firefox makes text disappear

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and hated the new Gnome, so I installed KDE 4.8. The default Firefox fonts are disgusting, so I tried changing them to the Windows ones. I copied the Tahoma and ...
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151 views

firefox addon Stylish gives me random error message

I'm running on Ubuntu 12.04. I installed Stylish addon today. I write a new style: @namespace url(http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml); @-moz-document domain("weibo.com") { #pl_content_pullylist { ...
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1answer
78 views

Where does Spotify Beta install?

I used both locate & whereis to locate post apt-get install proc specd by Facebook, but cant the locate the helper app for firefox to use.... natty narwhal 11.04
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345 views

How can I force Thunderbird to use my preferred text color and to ignore the text color specified in incoming messages?

I use a dark theme in Ubuntu. Everything is fine in Thunderbird except for the messages that arrive where a font color is specified ( I assume Outlook forces a color to be specified). Those messages ...
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3answers
603 views

Lightest Linux Desktop supporting Firefox/graphic browser [closed]

I am on Windows and I have a remote server with Ubuntu 10.10. I want to use Firefox or other graphic browser on that remote server. The problem is, the server's memory is only 512MB, so I can ...
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1answer
658 views

Start Firefox in fullscreen with no easy way to exit

I would like Firefox to start automaticaly in fullscreen mode and with no menus, tabs, etc... It's for an app, and the users should not be able to easily exit the app.
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0answers
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Batch downloading available pages in Google books?

I am using Google Book Downloader addon to Firefox. It generates links to individual image per available page, but if I would like to download multiple pages' images using selecting the links and ...
2
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2answers
429 views

using SOCKS and still have pages blocked

On Ubutnu, Using firefox: i set it in firefox network setting(SOCKS5) when i check my ip (i.e whatsmyip.com) it is the socks server's ip, but when trying to access youtube.com it's blocked why?! in ...
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1answer
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Why are Firefox fonts so tiny on KDE?

I use Firefox 10 on Ubuntu 12.04, in KDE. In for instance Chrome and Konqueror, the fonts look alright, but in Firefox the fonts are tiny, almost too hard to read.